Treculia

noun
Tre·​cu·​lia | \ trə̇ˈkyülēə \

Definition of Treculia

: a small genus of African trees and shrubs (family Moraceae) having undivided coriaceous leaves, dioecious flowers, and large edible fruits — see breadfruit

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History and Etymology for Treculia

New Latin, from Auguste A. L. Trécul †1896 French botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Treculia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Treculia. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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